support@shifausahouston.org

(866) SHIFA-22

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Giving a tax-deductible gift is one of the best ways to ensure that Shifa Clinic can continue to provide affordable health care services to low-income, mostly uninsured families and children.

Thanks to generous supporters including our own patients, Shifa Clinic serves thousands of patients in the greater Houston area in four key locations offering medical, dental, mental health, and social services.

Medical

We provide quality health care because our volunteer physicians come from Houston’s leading hospitals and medical centers.
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Shifa Women

The Shifa Women’s Center is committed to ending violence against women through prevention, intervention,
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Dental

The Shifa Dental clinic is a low-cost, non-profit dental clinic whose purpose is to provide dental care to the underserved.
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Optometry

Through a partnership with the University of Houston’s College of Optometry, we’re able to offer our patients comprehensive eye
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17. Jobs Search

17A. Job Search sites and Job Resume Help etc.


http://www.wullo.com/home.php
https://www.usajobs.gov/
http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Government-Jobs.shtml
http://www.co.harris.tx.us/hrrm/
http://www.monster.com
http://www.jobs-to-careers.com/index1.php?c1=37&c2=0&c3=0&c4=119&c5=237m/
http://www.indeed.com/
http://www.careerbuilder.com/
http://www.houstontx.gov/jobs/in
http://www.jobsonline.net/
http://www.simplyhired.com/
http://targetcareers.target.com/key/hiring-target-stores-houston-texas-jobs.html
http://jobs.walmart.com/
http://www.careeronestop.org/
http://www.laborfinders.com/frmJoinOurTeam.aspx
http://www.tnoys.org/resources/job_bank.aspx
http://houstonlibrary.org/home
http://www.brainfuse.com/jobnow/demopage.asp
http://www.expoexpertsllc.com/job-seekers.html
Kroger: https://www.kroger.com/topic/careers

Wallgreen:  http://careers.walgreens.com/career-areas/#.VAe6msVdVZk
CVS: http://cvs.yourcareergenie.com/
Lowes: http://lowes.yourcareergenie.com/
US Postal Services Jobs: http://www.postalexam473.com/ 

http://www.indeed.com/q-People-Helping-People-l-Houston,-TX-jobs.html  

17B. Texas Workforce Commission

Work training, job searches, resume creation       Go online to locate your office  
https://workintexas.com
http://workintexas.jobs/
17C. WyzAnt Tutoring

Sign up to teach Arabic, Algebra, Physics, etc…                               877-999-2681                https://www.wyzant.com/TutorSignupStart.aspx
17D. Care.com

Register to be a caregiver (babysitter, nanny, housekeeper, nurses etc)                            online                              https://www.care.com/

18. Unemployment/Disability Benefits

 

18A. Texas Workforce Commissions

Apply for unemployment benefits.

1-800-939-6631

https://services.twc.state.tx.us/UBS/changeLocale.do?language=en&country=US&page=/security/logon.do
18B. Non-government site to apply for unemployment
Apply for unemployment benefits…not official

Online only

http://myunemploymentresource.com/

18C. To Apply for Disability with SSA

18D. Disability Guide

Apply for disability online or call

Detail info on disability and help for Denied Cases

800-772-1213

801-702-4921

http://ssa-custhelp.ssa.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/326/~/apply-for-social-security-disability-benefits

http://disabilityguide.com/

18E. Disability Referral Service for help when denied
Online screening and referral tool.
Online only
http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/content/denied-social-security

18E. Mylar Disability

18F. National Social Security Advocates

18G. The Coalition for Barrier Free Living

18 H.  Injury Claim Coach

Social Security Disability Advocates

Social Security Advocates


Barrier Free Living

Guide on Personal Injury Claim and Compensation

800-652-9626

800-662-4633


713-974-4621

On Line

http://mylerdisability.com/

http://www.binderandbinder.com/


http://www.hcil.cc/index.html


http://www.injuryclaimcoach.com/

 

19. Tax Filling Help

19A. Neighborhood Tax Centers

Free for low income, prep, filing, refunds

211

http://www.neighborhood-centers.org/en-us/content/Neighborhood+Tax+Centers.aspx
http://houstonlibrary.org/home

19B. IRS


19B. IRS Copies of Prior Years Tax Transcripts


19C. Free Credit Reports`

Free tax assistance

Get Prior Years IRS Tax transcripts


Get Free Credit Reports

800-829-1040

800-562-5227


877-322-8228

http://www.irs.gov/

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Copies-of-Prior-Year-Federal-Tax-Returns-and-or-a-Transcript

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

20. Immigration Help 

20A. USCIS

All Immigration Forms

Physicians for Green Card Medicals


20B. Travel. State. Gov



20C. Free Citizenship Classes in Houston/Passport

and other

20D.Immigrant Access Resources

Check Your Status and other Immigration related Info

Print Immigration Forms

Physicians Locator for Green Card

US Passport & renewals


Free Classes for Citizenship Exam/Interview

Immigration Access Resources

Online

On Line

On Line

On Line

Contact Info.

On Line

https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do
https://egov.uscis.gov/casestatus/landing.do
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.
 https://www.us-immigration.com/

http://www.uscis.gov/forms

 https://egov.uscis.gov/crisgwi/go?action=offices.summary
https://www.us-immigration.com/Doctors-list/texas.jsp

http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html

http://houstonlibrary.org/home


http://commonsense.zocalodesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/
moiraresourceguideHouston2010.pdf

 

20E. Immigration Fee Waiver

20F. U.S. citizenship who seek an exception to the English and civics testing requirements for naturalization “because of physical or developmental disability or mental impairment.”

Special cases: Battered, Protected Status, etc

 
Citizenship Interview Ecemption Forms
N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

800-375-5283


Download, Fill and Mail

 http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=6c388875d714d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010Vgn

VCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD

 
20G. Catholic Charities Legal Imm, 2900 Louisiana  St.
First three Tuesdays of each month 1:00pm

713-874-6570

http://www.catholiccharities.org/services/services-get-help

20H. YMCA International Services

20 I. Fast USA Passport New/renewals

$40 consultation for immigration problems Wed 9-3, no appts. 6300 Westpark, Suite 600, no appointments

USA Passport/Renewal/Visa Services

713-339-9015 

1-877-910-7277

http://www.ymcahouston.org/links/internationalimmigrationlegalservices.pdf
www.ymcainternationalservices.org

https://fastportpassport.com/passports

 

21. Disaster Programs

 

21A. Disaster Assistance


Search by disaster see what to do


online resource


http://www.disasterassistance.gov/disaster-information/disaster-types

21B. American Red Cross


Training, education, resources


713-526-8300


http://www.redcross.org/tx/houston
21C. United Way

Preparedness, training, resources

713-957-4357


http://www.unitedwayhouston.org/Who+We+Help/
21D. Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Prog

Disaster recovery and case management

onsite assistance

http://www.harrisrecovery.org/mydocs/HARRIS%20COUNTY%20HDRP%20Application.pdf

22. Family Violence and Abused Women Help Line

22A. Houston Police Family Violence Unit

22B. An-Nissa Hope Center
Police trained to handle domestic abuse situations


Women and Families Suffering from Domestic abuse

713-308-1100

832-324-9111
713-339-0803

http://www.houstontx.gov/police/fvu/community.htm


http://www.annisahopecenter.com/

22C. Asians Against Domestic Abuse

Help for families suffering from domestic abuse


713-339-8300


http://www.aadainc.org/
22D. DAYA Serving South Asian Families

Help for families suffering from domestic abuse


713-981-7645


http://www.dayahouston.org/
22E. Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse    [AVDA]

Help for families suffering from domestic abuse


713-224-9911


http://avda-tx.org

22F. Houston Area Women’s Center

Help for families suffering from domestic abuse


713-528-2121


http://www.hawc.org

22G. NW Assistance Ministries

Help for families suffering from domestic abuse

713-885-HOPE

http://www.namonline.org
22H. National Domestic Violence Hotline
Help for families suffering from domestic abuse

800-799-SAFE

 http://www.thehotline.org/

22I. ICNA Women’s Shelter


Counseling, job training, shelter


832-382-1669
http://icnarelief.org/site2/

22J. Shifa Women’s Center

Help in Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

713-267-4000

http://www.shifawomenscenter.com/
22K. Elder Abuse info

22L. Houston Area Women Center

If you are elderly and being abused

Domestic Violence
800-677-1116

713-528-2121
http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/

http://www.hawc.org
22M. Bay Area Turning Point

Counseling, social services, shelter

281-286-2525

http://www.bayareaturningpoint.org/
22N. Ft. Bend Family Promise
Counseling, social services, shelter, meals

281-403-3923

http://www.fortbendfamilypromise.org/
http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=717

22O. Betty’s Haven

Channel-view area, domestic violence shelter

281-422-2292

http://northchannelcoalition.org/

22P. Saafe Huntsville

Domestic violence shelter

936-291-3369

http://www.saafehouse.org/

22Q. Turning Point Center (Spring area)

22R. Community Youth Services

22S Fort Bend Women’s Center

22T. Tahirih Justice Center

22 U. Project Sakinah

22V.  Lone Star Help Resources

22 W. United Way Help Line

22 X. Texas Council on Family Violence


22 Y. Injury Claim Coach

Shelter for Homeless Elederly (over 50)

Harris County Youth Resources Directory

Fort Bend County….Richmond, TX


1717 St. James Place, #450,
Houston, TX 77056


Muslim and other  Women abuse/shelters

Various Domestic Violence and Women Abuse Help resources

Various Domestic Violence and Women Abuse Help resources

FV Providers Map Search Directory

Guide to take legal action
for Personal Injury and/or elder abuse in Nursing Homes

713-957-0099

713-295-2500

281-342-4357

713-496-0100


703-531-8179

On Line


211
713-957-4357

On Liine

On Line

http://www.turningpointcenter.org/

http://www.hc-ps.org/

http://fortbendwomenscenter.org/en/node/116
 
 
 
 
http://www.projectsakinah.org/directory
 
 
http://www.lonestar.edu/departments/chiefsecurity/STOPPReferralsListing.pdf
 
 
 
http://referral.uwtgc.org/MatchList.aspx?k;;0;;;0;0;Domestic%20Violence%20Shelters;TopServices;All
 
 
http://www.tcfv.org/resources/service-directory
 
 
http://www.injuryclaimcoach.com/elder-abuse.html

23.Family Services

23A. Family Services-comprehensive

Social services–family crisis, home health care

713-861-4849

http://www.familyservices.org/

23B. Healthy Families Healthy Futures

15-25 yo mothers with depression

713-778-6507

http://depelchin.org/

23C. Escape Family Resource Center

Family counseling and classes

713-942-9500

http://www.learntoparent.org/

23D. Asian American Family

Family counseling and classes

713-600-9400

http://aafstexas.org/

23E. DePelcin Childrens Center            

23F. Matrimonial Services

23 G. Stuff Seniors Needs

Mental health, autism services, divorce classes.

Maryam Islamic Center

Gvt. Assistance & Financial Assistance for Seniors.

713-730-2335  888-730-2335

On Line Application

On Line Resources

http://www.depelchin.org

http://www.maryammasjid.org/services/matrimony/

http://stuffseniorsneed.com/government-assistance-financial-assistance-for-seniors/
http://stuffseniorsneed.com/get-started/

24. Education:Student’s College Financial Aid/Scholarships/Internship

 

24A. Free Application for Federal Student Aid      FAFSA

Government Money for College Education

Apply online
800-431-3243
319-337-5665
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

24B. YMCA Scholarship for Refugees (non-citizens)

Refugee assistance scholarship, apply by May 1

online

http://www.ymcahouston.org/links/
internationalrefugeescholarshipapplication.pdf

24C. HCC Scholarships

Listing of many HCC scholarships

online

http://www.hccs.edu/hccs/current-students/scholarships

24D. Univ of Houston Scholarships

Listing of many UH scholarships

online

http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarships/

24E. Univ. of Houston Downtown Scholarships

24F. Scholarships

Listing of many UD Downtown scholarships

Apply/Search for Scholarships

online


online

http://www.uhd.edu/financial/scholarships/institutional.html


http://www.scholarships.com/scholarship-search.aspx

24G. ISNA Coordinated Students Funding

24H. Transferring Credits From Foreign Universities to USA Schools

List of various Scholarships & Interest Free loans

Transferring Credits from Foreign Universities to US Schools

Various Online

877-824-7954

http://www.isna.net/Programs/pages/Programs.aspx

http://www.elearners.com/online-education-resources/degrees-and-programs/transferring-credit-from-foreign-universities-to-us-schools/

25. Learn FREE Computer/English/World Languages/Translations

 

25A. Houston Center for Literacy

ESL, ABE, GED,


Online database
Transferring Credits From Foreign Universities to USA Schools

http://www.houread.org/resources/

http://www.hccs.edu/hccs/future-students/english-as-a-second-language-esl/adult-education-program-abe/ged/esl-eligibility-criteria
25B. Literacy Advance of Houston


Free computer and English classes


713-266-8777


http://www.literacyadvance.org/Take_Classes/Programs_Classes/
25C, Houston Public Library System

Call each library in your area for Computer and other Languages Tools.

Online library locator

http://www.houstonlibrary.org/services

25D. HCC ESL program

25E. Free Translation of all Languages.

25F. Free World Language Education

ESL, ABE, GED


Free Translation from Any Language to any language


Free Language Education for the World

713-718-5400

On Line

On Line

http://www.hccs.edu/hccs/future-students/english-as-a-second-language-esl/adult-education-program-abe/ged/esl-eligibility-criteria


http://www.stars21.com/translator/english_to_urdu.html

http://www.duolingo.com/

  

26. Independent (Educational) on Line Study Courses Resources

 

26A. Online free courses-many subjects


Many different areas of study


Online studies


http://www.free-ed.net/free-ed/

26B. AHA CPR classes


Learn CPR


Online tool


http://www.ecprcertification.com/
26C. Mission To Learn


Learn by free online study


Online


http://www.missiontolearn.com/2008/02/more-than-100-free-places-to-learn-online-and-counting/
26D. Learn to Type Free


Online typing program to teach to type


Online


http://keybr.com/
26E. Yacapaca


K – 12 learning resources


online


http://yacapaca.com/

 

27. Poverty Guidelines

27A. Federal Poverty Guidelines


Shows the limits for income for many programs


Online reference


http://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/eligibility/downloads/2015-federal-poverty-level-charts.pdf
 
 

  

28. Free Health Info and/or  Screenings



28A. Online Screening Tool for Diabetes

American Heart Association
  http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Diabetes/DiabetesTools
Resources/My-Diabetes-Health-Assessment_UCM_313901_Article.jsp
28B. Stroke and Heart Attack signs


American Heart Association


(713) 610-5200


http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a-Heart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp
28C. American Diabetes Association
Learn about diabetes


http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/?loc=GlobalNavDB
http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/recently-diagnosed/living-with-type-2-diabetes/?loc=leftrailpromo-link2
28D. National Heart and Lung Blood Institute
Educational booklets (PDF) about CV 


http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/index.htm#chol

List  of  other  Useful  Websites

USA Government Various Services:
http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Services.shtml
 
Unclaimed Money from Government
 
Texas Unclaimed Properties
http://www.window.state.tx.us/up/
https://txcpa.cpa.state.tx.us/up/Search.jsp
 

Looking for  Texas state agency? Click here for a list and contact information.

Do you have questions about Social security? http://www.ssa.gov/includes/topiclist.htm

Attorneys

Assistance with criminal matter

These sites can save you money ashttp://www.texasatj.org/LegalServicesandOth10DA2/index.asp#CRIMINAL%20DEFENDANTSnd time if you are buying, selling, building or renovating a house:

-This is a very useful website containing lots of information about the law. I especially recommend its “Kidzone” as well as the Consumer and Family law handbooks, published in many languages.
-Useful information about your legal rights.

Consumer Credit Counseling Services (CCCS)

– Check out a list of all state lemon laws.
Product recalls
-To learn about product recalls, check out the following links:
  • www.cpsc.gov operated by the Consumer product safety Commission
  • www.fda.gov operated by the Food and drug Administration
  • www.nhtsa.gov operated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
-“It’s designed to provide helpful, up-to-date information to consumers seeking a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers. “
-Divorce Interactive is a comprehensive divorce resource containing divorce and family law information on child support, custody, alimony and

visitation issues; divorce advice; and a directory of support groups, attorneys, mediators and other divorce professionals.

-A do itself divorce site with information about the law in all fifty states (not recommended when there are children involved).
-Obtaining a copy of your medical records.
-This site contains the Sex Offender Database and additional information on child molestation plus other public safety issues and driver’s information.
-TexCare Partnership offers two separate children’s health insurance programs. Both programs provide health insurance for children at a price that fits

the budgets of Texas families.

-This insurance program is designed for families who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid health care, yet cannot afford to buy private insurance.
-The official web site of the Social Security administration. Contains much useful information and a guide to understanding Social Security.
-Articles and updates on Medicare and Medicaid and other issues of interest to seniors.
-Oldest and largest eldercare sourcebook on the web. Information, links and articles for seniors.
-A copy of the Texas statute govern probate matters.
– Do you have a questions about health law and policy?
– Want to know more about your rights when you travel on an airline?
– An organization that primarily provides legal information but has some information the layperson.
– 1500 of the most useful consumer resources on the net. Federal Trade Commission
– Consumer Information.
– A comprehensive legal and government site with over 15,000 pages and 30,000 links.
– Are you interested in going to law school? Check the ABA’s website.
– What to learn more about the constitution of the United States?
– A great source of legal information and a complete up-to-date list of legal listservs.
– Directs consumer to the appropriate government agency.
– Join the over 45,000 small businesses who have contacted the One Stop Business Center as their first step on the road to success.
– For information about the law in other states, or, to find an attorney.

 

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